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12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education - a Visual

12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education - a Visual | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
You probably already have a Google Drive account. Why not figure out the best ways teachers are using Google Drive in education right now?

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Mrs. Hardin's curator insight, September 20, 2013 9:45 AM

Great suggestions for incorporating the features of Google Drive!

Debbie Kemp-Jackson's curator insight, September 25, 2013 1:07 PM

Love Google Drive- works well with writing class. Fewer papers to take home.

Cecilia Bullough's curator insight, February 26, 2014 12:15 PM

Ways to use Google Drive

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ICTs & The Jigsaw Exercise

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Jigsaw exercises are a staple ingredient in any constructivist pedagogy. They are exercises designed to foster collaboration. The basic exercise is as follows. Imagine a group which is researching,...
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5 great apps for fun lessons - Innovate My School

5 great apps for fun lessons - Innovate My School | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
The ideal app can be just the thing to make a great lesson perfect. Here, educational psychologist and learning apps specialist Peter Maxwell lists five of his free favourites.
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Educational Psychologist and learning apps developer Peter Maxwell has listed five interesting and clever apps that can improve your lessons, and in the end, your teaching.  Here are five apps that can enhance learning for both you and your students:  Explain Everything (my favorite), Hopscotch, Sketchbook Express, Stop Motion Studio, and Puppet Pals HD.  These are useful and exciting tools that will add some "life" to your lessons.  Aloha, Russ.

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The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens

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E-readers and tablets are becoming more popular as such technologies improve, but research suggests that reading on paper still boasts unique advantages
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Very Cool! Free Embeddable Interactives for Teaching and Learning — Emerging Education Technologies

Very Cool! Free Embeddable Interactives for Teaching and Learning — Emerging Education Technologies | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Fun Interactive Tools for Math, Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies that you can Embed in any Web Page! Okay, so if a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is an animated interactive teaching and learning tool
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'Cellphones fry young brains'

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The Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa) has issued a stern warning: giving children cellphones and other wireless technology devices carries enormous risks.
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A Parent's Guide to All That 'Ed Tech' In Your Kid's Classroom

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We take a look at exactly what tech is in the classroom. Which leads to a bigger question: Why is this tech in the classroom?
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Happy Friday: my top 5 favorite Moodle sites

Happy Friday: my top 5 favorite Moodle sites | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
I've seen a lot of Moodles.  I can't resist a new Moodle link, to see the theme, the apparent activity on the front page and the various courses that are available (even though they might be closed...

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RESENTICE's curator insight, March 22, 2:09 PM

5 sites MOODLE sélectionnés par la revue MOODLE NEWS pour leur thème  plutôt attractif 

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Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement

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Blogger and English teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron asked her eighth grade students what they find most engaging in the classroom.
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How the iPad is changing the way we learn

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Can issuing students with iPads instead of textbooks make a difference to their education? Rhiannon Williams visits the Danish institutions looking to the future
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The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids

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The Three Best Free Coding Websites for Kids. From 2012 to 2022, the field of computer science is projected to grow 22%, which is much faster than average, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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40 Uses For Smartphones in School | ExamTime

40 Uses For Smartphones in School | ExamTime | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Did you ever think the day would come when you read the title: 40 uses for smartphones in school. Well it's here now. Read on to see what these uses are.
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oTranscribe

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A free HTML5 app to take the pain out of transcribing interviews. Useful for journalists, academics and anyone else transcribing audio. And it's open source, too.
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Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers

Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Educators from around the country share their favorite educational apps.
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QR Codes in the Classroom

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Quick response (QR) codes are easy to create and have many uses in the classroom. With the posting of a QR code, you can lead students to information by just using their computer's or mobile device's...
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A Quick Way for Students to Hand in Their Google Drive Assignments and Papers

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7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice

7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
For a long time, when educators discussed differentiating instruction and meeting students' individual needs, they did so through the framework of Learning Styles. However, in the last few years the idea of student achievement being impacted by…
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What are the Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make When Integrating Technology into the Classroom? | Tech Learning

What are the Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make When Integrating Technology into the Classroom? | Tech Learning | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
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RESENTICE's curator insight, March 22, 1:35 PM

-Ne pas utiliser la technologie en substitution d'une activité analogue

-La technologie ne doit pas vue comme un outil en plus, en dehors du contexte ou comme la solution pour motiver les élèves...L'auteur de l'article fait référence au modèle SAMR...(subsitution, amélioration, modification, redefinition)

Fenia's curator insight, March 23, 7:57 PM

I believe that a major mistake when using technology in classroom is the lack of a  pedagogical plan.  A really interesting article.

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CoSN 2015: The Emerging Tech That's Transforming K–12's Horizon

3D printing, drones and wearable tech are on the horizon for education.
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Cheating in School: Learning vs Mastery

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by Rick Ackerly, M.Ed. Cheating in schools is an issue we must face in education today. The solution to cheating seems clear. Increase learning.
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Teachers, Students, Digital Games: What’s the Right Mix?

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By Holly Korbey When St. Louis fifth-grade teacher Jenny Kavanaugh teaches history, she uses her laptop to look at a map, or to give kids a virtual tour of t
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Mobile Learning: A Handbook for Developers, Educators, and Learners

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SAS Curriculum Pathways provides interactive, standards-based resources in English language arts, math, science, social studies, and Spanish (grades 6-12).

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Ressources pour les cours d'anglais's curator insight, March 18, 8:20 AM

Des applis intéressantes ! A consulter !

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Homework is making our kids miserable: Why the classroom staple is a colossal waste of time

Homework is making our kids miserable: Why the classroom staple is a colossal waste of time | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Research suggests it offers little to no benefit to elementary school students. Now parents are a taking a stand
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Banish homework!

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12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations

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12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations Presentations have an important place in the corporate world. Whether presenting product releases or quarterly year reports, a nicely designed presentation captivates the audience. It increases the audience's interaction and interest. A well weaved narration of information in form of a presentation, can instill life to a plain and boring topic as well.
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Tech Tools by Subject and Skills - EdTechTeacher

Tech Tools by Subject and Skills - EdTechTeacher | The DigiTeacher | Scoop.it
Resources by Academic Subject Math Science History English Resources by Topics Research and Writing Multimedia Presentations Discussion and Collaboration Google Apps for Education Resources by Learning Activity Create Timelines Publish their writings Backchannelling or enable a real time discussion Search and evaluate … Read more
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